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Fi’s smart collar adds sleep tracking for dogs

Conventional wisdom holds that one ought let sleeping does lie. But no one says you’re barred from tracking them while they do. New York-based smart collar maker Fi announced today that it’s adding sleep to the list of the device’s tracking. The added feature uses the collar’s on-board motion sensing to monitor your best friend’s sleep during the day and night (and almost certainly leave you jealous about how much shut-eye they’re getting). The information is presented on a timeline that should ...
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A moment that changed me: meeting the rescue dog who comforted me through unfathomable loss | Shirley Manson

When I first held my dog Veela in my arms, I was grappling with my mother’s dementia, which was followed much too soon by her death. The teachings of my little red dog helped me surviveThe first time I rescued an animal was almost 15 years ago, while I was on hiatus from my band, Garbage, in 2007. Shuffling around Los Angeles with little to occupy my time and my catastrophic imagination, my husband suggested we might consider adopting a rescue dog from one of the local shelters. I was a little h...
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Dog Shows - How Do They Work?

(Image from Deposit Photos)   Have you been looking for purebred Malinois for sale?  If your answer is yes, it is likely that you are familiar with dog shows. They are incredibly popular in many countries around the world and attract hundreds of dog owners every year. But what are these shows about and how do they work? If you want the answers to these questions, you are in the right place! In this article, you will find a short guide to dog shows, ranging from the definition of a dog show an...
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Nutrition for Dogs; What Exactly Should You Feed Them?

Dogs are definitely a man’s best friend. These are the companions that will not leave your side and will always stay loyal. There are so many dog lovers in the world and for good reason. Whether you are thinking of adopting a new family member, or are even thinking of changing your dog’s food, it is important to understand what kind of nutrition they require. There are a lot of things one should avoid feeding dogs such as chocolate, which can be very dangerous and detrimental for their health....
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"No, you beg."

What a great cover! The article is: "No, You Beg/Adopting used to be a good thing that good people could do. These days, you’re probably not good enough." Excerpt: Danielle and Alexa were confident they would be leaving with Millie that day: After all, they had a 1,000-square-foot apartment within blocks of McCarren and full-time employment with the ability to work from home for the foreseeable future. But the volunteer kept posing questions that they hadn’t prepared for. What if they stopped...
Tags: Law, Dogs, Humane Society, Alexa, Millie, NY Magazine, Danielle, Jessica Pierce, Ann Althouse, McCarren, Pierce When Bella

Chien film festival: Tilda Swinton’s dogs win canine award at Cannes

Actor starred with springer spaniels Snowbear, Dora and Rosy in The Souvenir Part IIIt is one of the most sought-after prizes in the movie world; not the celebrated Cannes Palme d’Or for best film, awarded on Saturday night to French entry Titane, but its animal alternative the Palm Dog.This year’s coveted leather collar award conferred for the best canine performance on screen was given to Tilda Swinton’s three springer spaniels as the prize celebrated its 20th anniversary – its 103rd in dog ye...
Tags: Europe, Film, Dogs, France, Animals, Pets, Life and style, Culture, Festivals, Tilda Swinton, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Chien, Snowbear Dora

50 unique gifts for dogs lovers and their canine companions

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Treat your favorite chef to a dog treat maker from Dash. Target We rounded up the most unique and thoughtful gifts for dog lovers and their canine companions. Here are 50 useful, entertaining, and adorable gifts dogs and their humans will love. For more gift ideas for everyone in your life, check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides. To a dog lover, the best gift of all is, well, a dog. But second bes...
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Mark Zuckerberg got roasted in one of Facebook's most notoriously strict groups for breaking its golden rule

Facebook Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been roasted by members of the popular group Dogspotting Society. They criticized him for not including a picture of his dog, a Puli named Beast, when making a post. Some jokingly said to ban Zuckerberg, as the group's golden rule is to put a dog photo in each post. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg got roasted by members of one of Facebook's most popular groups after he violated its golden rule. The Facebook...
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Would Your Dog Give You Treats If He Could?

Getting dogs to share food with you may not be all that easy, new research suggests. In a series of experiments, scientists found that dogs didn’t reciprocate the act of giving food to helpful humans. Though the results may be due to how the experiment was conducted, it could also suggest food-giving just isn’t one of…Read more...
Tags: Pet, Science, Dogs, Animals, Animal Welfare, Wolves, Dog Food, Scavengers, Human Interest, Dog Training, Organisms, Taxa

Dog DNA tests: putrid dog poo strews the world’s streets. Does Tel Aviv have the answer?

Each month, 500kg of excrement is dumped on the streets of the Israeli city. If its new scheme works, every owner will be tracked downName: Dog DNA.Age: Dogs were first domesticated between 14,000 and 29,000 years ago. Continue reading...
Tags: Dogs, Pets, Tel Aviv, Life and style, Cities

Shopping For Your Pet: 4 Tips And Tricks For Keeping Them Happy

  If you are a pet owner, no matter whether your animal friend is a cat, a dog, a rabbit, or a lizard - you surely want to ensure that they are happy. Now, different animals have different needs, of course. That means that you must tend to your pets’ needs specifically, and that isn’t always all that easy and intuitive. This is especially true for all the new pet owners out there, that aren’t all that well versed in the hows and whys of owning a pet. Luckily for all of you that have clicked on ...
Tags: Cats, Shopping, Dogs, Pets, Online, Happy, Treats, Coupons, Care, Healthy, Wellbeing, The Pet Blog Lady

Rather Than Divide by Species, ‘Dogs’ and ‘Cat People’ Bring All Animal Lovers Together

The Hatfields versus the McCoys. Thomas Edison versus Nikola Telsa. DC versus Marvel. Dogs versus cats. … Well, maybe dog people versus cat people. Great rivalries can inspire creative competition, breed history-making moments and teach those watching the rivalry play out a lot about themselves in the process. All too often, they also cause people […]
Tags: Dogs, Columns, Cat People, Documentaries to Watch, McCoys Thomas Edison, Nikola Telsa

Glen Zipper Expands His Netflix Animal Universe With ‘Dogs’ Season 2 and ‘Cat People’

After streaming giant Netflix premiered its new docuseries “Dogs” in 2018, executive producer Glen Zipper recalls receiving a lot of love on social media from canine moms and dads — but he was also on the receiving end of irate tweets pressing for a companion show about cats. Three years later, as he prepares to […]
Tags: News, Dogs, Features, Netflix, Cat People, Glen Zipper, Documentaries to Watch

Two thieves in custody after failed Texas bulldog puppy heist

Several examples of thievery in this story. First, this carnival act got caught stopping someplace far too public to put the plates back on their car after stealing a $10,000.00 puppy from a pet store. Second, 'The Ten Thousand Dollar Puppy' sounds like a tv show, not a price at a pet store. — Read the rest
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Here's one of those headlines where it's hard to tell the nouns from the verbs and the illusion of something that's not there — dogs — is completely distracting.

Here, at Politico: "Virus lab leak theory dogs Democrats eager to keep focus on Trump's Covid failings."I might be interested in this topic, but I'm distracted by "theory dogs." Theory dogs — it could be a comic strip I'd like to read. What are the theory dogs thinking about today? And how about that one dog, the so-called "virus lab"? It's such a jumble of words to sort out at the beginning — Virus lab leak theory dogs. Does that Lab need to go out to take a leak?Yes, I know covid is serious, w...
Tags: Headlines, Law, Dogs, China, Joe Biden, Democrats, Bad Science, Trump, Ann Althouse, Misreadings, Democratic Party in Trumpland, Coronavirus

Distemper Outbreak In Southern California Dogs, Raccoons

RIVERSIDE (AP) — Veterinarians and wildlife managers are warning of an outbreak of distemper among young dogs and raccoons in inland Southern California. The Southern California News Group reports that in nearly all cases, the animals become severely ill and do not survive, despite aggressive treatment. An animal hospital in Murrieta has treated 15 to 20 dogs with canine distemper this year. In a typical year the facility sees just one or two cases. Officials urge residents to buy puppies only f...
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The 4 best no-pull dog harnesses we tested with untrained shelter dogs

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good no-pull harness can reduce your dog's leash pulling without causing them pain or discomfort. A professional dog trainer teamed up with shelter workers to test nine popular no-pull dog harnesses. The Blue-9 Pet Products Balance Harness is the best option to prevent pulling without causing discomfort or restricting range of motion. This article was medically reviewed by Sorin McKnight, DVM, a veterinarian at Wellborn Road Veterinary Medical Center in ...
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The 5 best dog collars in 2021, according to a professional dog trainer

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best dog collars are durable, comfortable, and will keep their looks over time. A harness is a safer option for walking a dog, but a collar is important for attaching ID tags. We tested and researched a variety of dog collars, including nylon, leather, and martingale collars. The primary function of a collar is not to walk your dog but to keep them safe. In an emergency situation, the ID tags on your dog's collar are the quickest and easiest way for so...
Tags: Reviews, Dogs, Pets, US, Trends, Buying Guide, UC Davis, Bain, Siracusa, YKK, Perri, Pet Safety, Pet Accessories, Dog Gear, Martingale, Carlo Siracusa

The 5 best flea and tick treatments for dogs in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Flea and tick medicines for dogs include topical spot-on treatments, oral preventives, and collars. The best flea medicine for dogs is Advantage Multi, which treats and prevents more parasites than other topical products. Before starting your dog or puppy on any flea control medicine, consult your veterinarian. This article was medically reviewed by Karie Johnson, veterinarian and co-founder of VIP Vet Visit, a mobile vet service in the south suburbs of Chica...
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The 7 best dog harnesses in 2021, according to professional dog trainers and walkers

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best dog harnesses make walking your dog easy, while keeping your pet comfortable and secure. We've considered a wide variety of harnesses for dogs of different sizes, needs, and abilities. To come up with the best dog harnesses, we consulted veterinary experts and dog trainers. Of all the commitments you make to your dog, daily walks are among the most important. Walks are essential to your dog's physical and mental health. And whether you have a...
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Watch these hot doggos have the time of their lives in a bone-shaped swimming pool

There's nothing cuter than watching these playful pups splash around together in this bone-shaped swimming pool. Located in Michigan, Lucky Puppy is a "100 % cage-free doggy daycare" that offers a 3-acre playground and 20' x 40' pool. During these sweltering dog days of summer, these truly do look like some lucky puppies. — Read the rest
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Savor the Shade: Shady Hiking Trails in Northern Utah

If you’re like me, you may have been a husky dog or a snow leopard in a past life, and your heat tolerance is middling at best. I struggle to exercise in the summer because my constitution doesn’t tolerate temperatures above the 85-degree range. The only solution is to head out early or opt for cooler activities. I’m not an early riser, so my only respite lies in paddleboarding or seeking out shady trails or high elevations for hiking or biking. Here are a few paths you might try for cooler and ...
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Texas Gov. Abbott vetoed a state animal cruelty bill, saying the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act was 'micro-managing'

Bernese mountain dog Jena Ardell/Getty Images Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed Senate Bill 474, a state bill expanding animal cruelty laws. The bill banned pet owners from leaving pets outside without water or shelter, and regulated tether and collar sizes. Abbott called the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act a form of "micro-managing" and "over-criminalization." See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a bill Monday that would have expanded animal cruelty laws in th...
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Pet Owners Warned To Avoid Walking Dogs In High Heat

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Several Dogs Rescued In Raid Of Alleged Fighting Dog Breeder In El Dorado County

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — A suspect is in custody and several animals have been rescued from an apparent breeding operation that was selling fighting dogs. The property was served a search warrant on Thursday, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says. With the help of the animal services, the Department of Agriculture and the US Marshals Service, several dogs were rescued from the property. One suspect was also arrested. Exactly how detectives zeroed in on the operation was not disclosed. ...
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"Missing Dog Launched from Vehicle During Car Accident, Found on a Farm Herding Sheep."

 People reports. [Tilly, t]he 2-year-old border collie was ejected from the rear of his owner's GMC Yukon during a car accident on Sunday in Rathdrum, Idaho. Tilly fled the scene of the collision after being launched from the vehicle.... On Tuesday, siblings Tyler and Travis Potter noticed something weird about their Australian shepherd Hooey while watching the dog on their family farm... [U]pon closer inspection, Tyler and Travis figured out why. The dog out there wasn't Hooey at all, but Tilly...
Tags: Law, Labor, Dogs, Sheep, Tyler, Travis, GMC Yukon, Tilly, Oswald, Ann Althouse, Travis Potter, Rathdrum Idaho Tilly, Potter Farm, Linda Oswald

This silly dog cries to get inside – not realizing the glass door is actually wide open

It's usually closed sliding glass doors that cause the trouble when dogs and humans think they're open and crash right into them. But this poor doggo has it flipped, whining to get into a door that is already wide open. Even when its chuckling humans tell the dog to come in, it takes a while before reality registers – the dog finally tries to tap on the glass, which causes it to stumble in.
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‘Alice the rat was so special’: readers on their brilliant, beloved pet tattoos

During the pandemic, every pet became an emotional support animal – and many people decided they wanted to commemorate them indelibly and incredibly Alice was a double rex rat we adopted from the local RSPCA. She was such a special girl and we had a great bond, so she was the natural choice for my first tattoo. Sadly, Alice died earlier this year, so I’m getting a second tattoo in tribute in a couple of weeks, on the spot where she loved to sit. Sarah, student, Greater Manchester Continue readin...
Tags: Family, Fashion, Cats, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Life and style, Tattoos, Sarah, Alice, Greater Manchester Continue

Little Emma foresees being tired of everyone and everything, but she has a plan — a very specific plan.

From r/suspiciouslyspecific: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Dogs, Retirement, Aging, Canada, Bahamas, Emma, Ann Althouse

3 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Squeaky Dog Toy

If your dog loves playtime, it’s likely that they jump with excitement whenever they hear the squeak of a fun toy. These toys will be your pup’s favorite because of the sound they make. Your best friend will make sure to let you know they like the toy by wagging his tail whenever you show it to him.   You can find various types of dog toys in the market to comfort your puppy. All of them serve functions to engage your dog and keep them active. They find squeaky toys to be particularly delightfu...
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